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Even after I deleted an answer on my own question, the bounty required is still 100

The help center has the following note about bounties: To avoid overly promotional bounties, if you are offering a bounty on a question that you have already posted an answer to, your minimum ...
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Font style doesn't work with new font

Update This problem has been submitted to Meta.StackExchange. At the time of this edit, it has not yet been resolved. Cause I done some testing on my machine, and found that I have a broken Open ...
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Capitalization Bug in Title Prompt

Time was, every prompt started with a lower-case character. Life was good. Then people started complaining about specific instances. "We're a site for people studying proper English" they said, "It'...
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Are community ads ever served?

I just found out, they aren't live yet: @Szabolcs I'm thinking like until mid or late February at the moment. It'll depend a lot on how much new submissions we get. – Grace Note♦ 3 hours ago In the ...
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How has an on-hold question been answered?

There's a window of 4 hours (often referred to as "grace period") after a question being closed in which answers can still be posted. The "Post Your Answer" button and the box in which to type your ...
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Delayed awarding of Tumbleweed badge

The author of jQuery resizable plugin had their account merged with another yesterday. During a merge, the badges are moved over/re-awarded and they can appear with a different creation date as a ...
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Code following bulleted list not formatting

This is kind-of working as intended. What you observe, is the code being taken as a point in the bulleted list. If you want this, add another 4 spaces of indentation and the code will be formatted ...
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Where's the auto-move-to-chat link?

This is mostly just a misunderstanding in how the move to chat link works. It's not so simple as merely "lots of comments on a post". That comment chain was essentially one person leaving ...
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I don't think I earned the "Teacher" badge

The text is ambiguous. Contrast the following two readings: Answer a, question with score of 1 or more. Answer a question, with score of 1 or more. However a "teacher" is normally the ...
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"I'm Done" option disabled

That's not a radio button you can ever select. If you edit the question, leave a comment or flag/vote-to-close, it will be selected automatically. It should've moved up automatically and luckily there'...
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Receiving badge before the requirements are met

Upvotes can be reversed, under certain conditions. Most likely your post reached 10 score at some point, and then one of the upvoters undid an upvote, bringing it back to 9. The badge must have been ...
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Odd formatting bug in display of assembly code

They are caused by tabs, and yes, tabs are "evil" on Stack Exchange. They break code formatting. Here is shown on the real post, no problem! This is shown in the editor, still looks good! ...
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April Fools' Joke background is bugged

Code Review's gargantuan tiles were inherited from the following style rule in the site's theme: body { background-size: 280px 503px; } I guess it's ...
Brian Nickel's user avatar
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I think there is a bug with the duck thingy

It's not a bug, it's a feature! See a duplicate question on the network-wide meta site Short version is: It's not really listening. It's just an animation.
Simon Forsberg's user avatar
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Setting for tracking a privilege / tag badge overlaps tracker

The change that caused this bug has been reverted and will be fixed in the next build. Thanks for reporting!
Aaron Shekey's user avatar
6 votes

Formatted C++ code is outdated for current standard

The language syntax highlighting used in Code Review (normally) comes from the language tag set on the post. This is one of the reasons we have only one language tag per post. The language syntax ...
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Can't get the syntax highlighting for Go

The tag didn't have an associated syntax highlighter, so the highlighting you'd get with the go tag alone would have been the default one. ...
Mathieu Guindon's user avatar
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Nav bar? Where are you?

This is by design, the floating nav bar is only on Stack Overflow, I checked other sites on the Stack Exchange network and they all have the same behavior (nav bar locked on top of page, not floating)....
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Why can't I create a 50 rep bounty?

If you've already given a +50 bounty on a question, the way the system works is that you're allowed to put up more bounties on the same question, but they need to be double the amount of rep of the ...
Mathieu Guindon's user avatar
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Insecure links in custom close reasons should be HTTPS

JNat, GraceNote and myself went through all the sites and edited these reasons to have valid meta links. If you find one that we missed... Let me know & I'll fix that too.
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"Find out how review queues work" pop-up even after 1k reviews

Note: the feature is still under development. This answer risks being out-of-date the moment I post it. For up-to-date information, see the MSE post "New onboarding for review queues". Is ...
Mast's user avatar
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Favorite categories - not all favorite tag questions are colored

When searching for specific questions containing, say, python I don't have all of the questions colored. That's exactly the problem. As @Vogel612 correctly states in a comment, if all questions in ...
Simon Forsberg's user avatar
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Why does the Community bot have 5 reputation?

The Community user is special, as is explained on Meta.SE. It's a bot operating on the entire network and it's reputation doesn't mean anything. For example: if you flag a question as spam the ...
Mast's user avatar
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The help-center contains links to meta.codereview.* instead to codereview.meta.*

Thanks for reporting this. I fixed it on: /help/on-topic /help/dont-ask I could not fix it on /help/someone-answers, that's not editable by local mods. I'll ask on MSE to make it editable, so we can ...
janos's user avatar
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The MathJax newline \\ is broken in tag wikis

I managed to reproduce the problem outside the tag wiki. If one takes the regularly working code: ...
I'll add comments tomorrow's user avatar
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MathJax tripped for some reason on the search page

An excerpt is selected from the post to highlight the keywords in context, and subsequent edits to the answer mean that the snippets chosen are now different and the problem is not reproduced. ...
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Revision page now fails the x-overflow

This is fixed as reported https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/361474/235711. I found this because I had inadvertently made the problem worse. This did tip me off that I also needed to fix https://...
Brian Nickel's user avatar
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Tables are displayed incorrectly

This is a known problem, also on other sites. The preview will parse correctly even without newlines around the tables, but the post itself will not. See revision 4: ...
Mast's user avatar
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Code block is required, but the programming language is purely graphical

I copied the code that you have in this question into the main question. It worked fine, with no problems for me. I can't say what the problem is, as it worked without me changing anything. The only ...
Peilonrayz's user avatar
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3 votes
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The help-center contains links to meta.codereview.* instead to codereview.meta.*

I have fixed the links on: /help/someone-answers /help/how-to-answer
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